Various Game Trailers #1201

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 7:04 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for:

  • Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune [PS3] - Trailer
  • Alone in the Dark [PS3/X360/PC] - Central Park Trailer
  • Gears of War [PC] - Editor Trailer
  • Condemned 2: Bloodshot [PS3/X360] - Trailer
  • Theseis [X360/PC] - Haunted House Flythrough Trailer
  • Rayman Raving Rabbids 2 [NDS] - Trailer

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts' - v2.103 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 6:52 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

COH: Opposing Fronts allows players to fight as the tenacious British 2nd Army during the heroic WWII liberation of Caen, France, and command the German Panzer Elite as they struggle to repel the largest airborne invasion in history. THQ has released a v2.103 patch (only English/French for now) for the original COH, as well as the recent expansion, fixing a few bugs and crashes.

'Resistance: Fall of Man' (PS3) Update Adds Fixes & Features

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 6:26 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

As promised Sony has released a new update for Insomniac's shooter Resistance: Fall of Man, adding Dualshock 3 support, ability to snap screens with USB keyboard, weapon balancing, and the usual bug & crash fixes.

'EverQuest Online Adventures' (PS2) Goes Fishing

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 6:21 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

EverQuest Online Adventures is an MMORPG, allowing PS2 owners to experience an open-ended, persistent virtual world, filled with thousands of other players. On Oct. 31, EQOA will kick off fishing season with its first ever in-game fishing tournament. Players can grab their rods and reels and seek out the best locations, as weekly prizes will be awarded for catching special tagged fish.

'7.62 mm' - 24 New Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 6:17 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

7.62 mm is a tactical action game, sequel to Brigade E5, similar to such classic titles as Jagged Alliance, X-Com, and Silent Storm. As a professional mercenary you seek a Russian "businessman," who stole a lot of money from his "colleagues," then hid in a small country of Latin America to avoid inevitable punishment there.

EA Developing New 'Formula One' Racing Franchise?

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 4:09 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

According to British tabloid The Sun, EA Sports has signed a deal with Formula One rookie Lewis Hamilton to use his likeness in an upcoming Xbox and PlayStation game, presumably X360 and PS3. It is uncertain whether the £5 million deal will translate into a specific Formula One product, as Sony currently has the exclusive FIA licensing rights for its own racing franchise.

'SimCity Societies' Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 3:55 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Featuring an all-new, revolutionary feature set, SimCity Societies allows players to construct not only the cities they desire, but create their cultures, societal behaviors and environments as well.

'Final Fantasy XIII' (PS3) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 3:54 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

FF XIII provides tangible, intuitive controls while delivering seamless transitions between real-time gameplay and stunning in-game cinematics. The latest in cutting-edge technology has been utilized in development of Final Fantasy XIII, thus making this newest addition to the Final Fantasy series worthy of the title next generation.

PlayLogic Working on Secret PS3 Title

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 3:23 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Playlogic has signed its third development agreement with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe. The yet unannounced project will be developed in-house by its Playlogic Game Factory studio over a period of seven months with an option of extension of another six months.

'Troll & Armor' (ALL) Announced

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 3:20 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Troll & Armor is a cross-genre action adventure game that mixes in elements from several other types of games. The title revolves around guiding companion characters through puzzles, managing resources, and claiming territories. Meanwhile the main character must fend off angry monsters in fast paced action sequences.

'Sacred 2: Fallen Angel' (X360/PC) - 20 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 3:18 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Sacred 2 is a action-oriented deep fantasy RPG where players are immersed in an epic journey through the medieval-like kingdom of Ancaria featuring pitched battles and a wide range of enticing quests.

Mastiff Signs Renegade Kid's 'Project M' (NDS)

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 1:34 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Mastiff announced that it has signed a deal with Renegade Kid, known for Dementium: The Wars, to publish their next NDS title. Utilizing Renegade Kid's sophisticated 3D engine, the title (working title, "Project M") will deliver high-quality 3D visuals, intuitive controls, real-time lighting, and dynamic audio.

'Enemy Engaged 2' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 1:31 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

Strategy First has signed Enemy Engaged 2, sequel to the chopper classic Enemy Engaged: RAH-66 Comanche Versus Ka-52 Hokum, featuring new dynamic missions, multiplayer, and a complete overhaul of the graphics and audio to bring the game up to date with the latest and best flight simulations available.

'Tabula Rasa' PvP Ladders - 19 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 1:27 p.m. PDT | Filed under News

A heroic task awaits you. Just beyond your galaxy, an ancient malevolence has embarked upon a covetous rampage. This demonic juggernaut seeks nothing less than the total enslavement of every world it encounters. Your world could be next.

'Kane & Lynch: Dead Men' (PS3/X360/PC) Goes Gold, Release Ahead of Schedule

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 11:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Kane & Lynch: Dead Men is a violent and chaotic journey of two men — a flawed mercenary and a medicated psychopath — and their brutal attitude towards right and wrong. This volatile partnership combined with innovative technologies allow for an unparalleled gaming experience.

'Beowulf' (PSP/PS3/X360/PC) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 11:50 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Beowulf is a combat-driven action adventure game set in the realms of Nordic mythology. It tells the story of a daring hero, Beowulf, and his adventures in the times of the early Viking age.

'Battlestar Galactica' (X360/PC) Demo Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 10:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Battlestar Galactica is an action-packed top-down space combat game set in the universe of the sci-fi television show. Sign up to defend the Galactica, or play as the ruthless Cylons as they seek to remove the human menace from existence.

'One Chanbara Revolution' (Wii) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 10:54 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

While D3Publisher's X360 exclusive Oneechanbara vorteX never made it to North America (Microsoft did not want to certify it due to its nudity) it seems the Wii might see the next installment in the franchise, known for its scantily clad women, lots of zombies and blood by the bucketloads.

'Lost Empire: Immortals' - Background Story Revealed

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 10:23 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Paradox Interactive's 4X strategy game Lost Empire: Immortals is set in space featuring six playable races, each with their own compelling storyline who battle for domination of a vast empire.

'Super Mario Galaxy' (Wii) - 110 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 10:20 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Become Mario as he traverses a galaxy of gravities, traveling in and out of gravitational fields by blasting from planet to planet. Players experience dizzying perspective shifts as they run upside down through wild alien worlds that need to be seen to be believed.

'Empire Earth III' Demo Coming Soon

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 10:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Empire Earth III allows players to build and rule an empire from the ancient world to the distant future, battling it out across the globe through the eons in a bid for worldwide control, offering continuous free-form gameplay that will allow players to keep units from one battle to the next. Sierra promises a playable demo before the game's launch, offering a glimpse at the World Domination mode.

'Teenage Zombies:Invasion of the Alien Brain Thingys!' (NDS) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 9:57 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Humans, succumbing to ray-guns, mind-control, and shiny flying saucers, have failed to defend their planet and let it fall easily into the clutches of the Big Brain and his army of Brain Thingys. The only hope left for mankind is three Teenage Zombies that have arisen from a graveyard disturbed in the invasion.

'Godzilla: Unleashed' (NDS/PS2/Wii) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 9:07 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Godzilla: Unleashed is the ultimate fighting monsters game on a giant scale. The game stars the legendary Godzilla and a slew of the most renowned monsters of all-time. Atari is now also bringing Godzilla: Unleashed to the PS2, with extra monsters...

'The Settlers: Rise of an Empire' - v1.2 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 9:05 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

The Settlers VI will focus on building larger and more fortified cities as well as planning and optimization in a medieval world. Attributes that are typical of the series are once again the focus of the game, create magnificent cities and inhabit them with hundreds of settlers going about their daily lives.

'Runaway: the Dream of the Turtle' (NDS) - 10 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 9:03 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

With Runaway for DS, players will be invited to travel all around the world, where they'll solve some of the most unique (and hilarious) puzzles and greatest mysteries seen in adventure games.

'Need for Speed ProStreet' (ALL) Demo Coming Friday

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 6:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

EA is introducing a new Need for Speed version that drives the series in a new direction. Need for Speed ProStreet is a ground-breaking Need for Speed experience where you’re thrust to compete head to head against the best street racers in a multitude of racing showdowns. EA confirmed the PC demo is scheduled for Friday, expect it on fileserver network shortly ...

'Unreal Tournament 3' (PC) Goes Gold

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 5:40 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

In UT3 you assume the role of a futuristic warrior engaged in contests of intense shooting battles against skilled opponents, controlled either by human contestants online or by A.I. These contests are fought with the most powerful sci-fi weapons and vehicles.

'Silent Hill Origins' (PSP) - 3 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 5:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Silent Hill Origins reveals many of the series' most hallowed secrets. Assuming the role of a lone truck driver trapped in Silent Hill while making a routine delivery, players must escape the city's horrific inhabitants and confront the strange hallucinations that have haunted him since childhood.

Folding@Home World's Most Powerful Distributed Computing Network

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 5:36 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Stanford University's Folding@home program has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the most powerful distributed computing network in the world, in no small with help from the PS3 processing power.

'Silent Hunter IV: Wolves of the Pacific - U-Boat Missions' - Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 5:32 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Ubisoft announced yesterday that it will release a new Silent Hunter IV: Wolves of the Pacific add-on pack, U-Boat Missions, which will allow players to prowl the Indian Ocean as the captain of a German submarine.

Wednesday, October 31, 2007 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 5:17 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

'Contra 4' (NDS) - 2 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 4:56 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

After saving earth from invasion by Red Falcon, Bill Rizer and Lance Bean are confronted with a new extraterrestrial menace: the terrifying Black Viper. Joined by hard-boiled mercenaries Mad Dog and Scorpion, the warriors must once again wage war against an entire army of invaders.

'Super Smash Bros. Brawl' (Wii) - 36 New Screens

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 3:37 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Super Smash Bros. Brawl is Nintendo's latest incarnation in the popular Super Smash Bros. series of titles, featuring all-new characters ranging from Kirby and Wario to Samus and even Metal Gear Solid's Snake.

'Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots' (PS3) Delayed Until Q2 2008

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 3:00 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

MGS4: Guns of the Patriots is set in a war-torn future where huge conglomerates, including those in the Middle East and South America, fight for supremacy using armies of hand-picked mercenaries. Confirming rumors from earlier this year, Konami announced it has delayed MGS 4 from its original Winter 2007 date until Q2 2008, "in order to make further improvements to the quality of the game and provide even greater enjoyment for more customers worldwide."

Xbox 360 Review - 'Conan'

by Redmond Carolipio on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 2:34 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Conan is an action/adventure game featuring a story of epic brutality, sheer evil and visceral combat. Players will follow the journey of Conan the Cimmerian as he fights a vicious battle against a variety of enemies and an elusive power that threatens to consume the Hyborian world.

PC Review - 'Tarr Chronicles'

by Reggie Carolipio on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 2:18 a.m. PDT | Filed under Reviews

Tarr Chronicles is an arcade-style space combat sim where you, lost in space and deep behind enemy lines, must don an elite fighter pilot's uniform and defend the galaxy's last hope.

'Fairy Tales: Three Heroes' - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 1:01 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Fairy Tales: Three Heroes is a fighting adventure with cartoon designed environment, easy to learn gameplay and witty humor.

'TrackMania' - v1.52 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 12:44 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Nadeo has released a new patch for the original version of its long time 3D track building/racing game TrackMania. This upgrade adds Vista compatibility to the game.

'Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball' - v1.4.5 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 12:15 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Wolverine Studios' professional and collegiate sports management simulation Draft Day Sports: Pro Basketball, developed by Gary Gorski, is the follow up to pro basketball simulation, Total Pro Basketball 2005.

'Handball Manager 2008' - v1.2.1 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Oct. 31, 2007 @ 12:06 a.m. PDT | Filed under News

Handball Manager 2008 is fully licensed by the German handball federation, and also includes 12 complete European leagues. Compose your team, train and motivate your players, devise strategies, negotiate contracts, deal with sponsors, and win games.